UofSC Holds Big Data Health Science Student Case Competition

As part of the 2020 University of South Carolina (UofSC) National Big Data Health Science Conference (, UofSC Big Data Health Science Center (BDHSC) launched the First Student Case Competition in Columbia, SC from Feb 7-9, 2020. In its inaugural year the competition attracted 19 teams from 8 major universities in the U.S. and world, including University of South Carolina, Allen University, Baylor University, Duke University, Nanjing Medical University (China), Oklahoma State University, Purdue University, and University of Alabama.

CHQ Welcomes Research Assistant, Dr. Xueying Yang

Dr. Xueying Yang received her Doctor of Public Health degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and my master’s degree in Peking Union Medical College in Beijing, China. I also have experience as public health practitioner in the Chaoyang Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing. My research interests focus on the health promotion of biomedical preventions for HIV infection (e.g. Antiretroviral Therapy (ART), Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PreP)) through application of social and behavioral sciences, especially among men who have sex with men. My current research in CHQ focuses on the longitudinal studies related to stigma among people living with HIV/AIDS in China

CHQ Welcomes Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Quan Zhang

Dr. Quan Zhang earned his Ph.D. in biomedical engineering at the Southeast University, and his Master’s Degree in psychology at the Nanjing Normal University. His area of interest is in bio-markers of stress. His current research focuses on bio-markers of ARV therapy for people living with HIV/AIDS.